Deception in Romantic Relationships: Subjective Estimates of Success at Deceiving and Attitudes toward Deception

@article{Boon2001DeceptionIR,
  title={Deception in Romantic Relationships: Subjective Estimates of Success at Deceiving and Attitudes toward Deception},
  author={Susan D. Boon and Beverly A. McLeod},
  journal={Journal of Social and Personal Relationships},
  year={2001},
  volume={18},
  pages={463 - 476}
}
Participants (N = 97) completed a questionnaire about deceptive communication in romantic relationships. Responses indicated that people generally believe that they are fairly successful in their efforts to deceive their partners and, moreover, that they believe they are more successful in deceiving their partners than their partners are at deceiving them. Results also suggest that attitudes toward dishonesty in romantic relationships are neither as simple nor straightforward as the costs… Expand

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